William Carlos Williams

White Women

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Freeform jazz, rock and avant-garde stylings collide in White Women. This is the debut full-length release from the challenging Atlanta group. Saxophonist Rob Mallard (60 Cycle Hum, Golden Sparkle Band) founded the group over two years ago. It contains four other musicians of jazz and death metal pedigree. Some jazz shows up musically and the metal in attitude. Different guest musicians Eugene Chadbourne, Coleman Lewis of Smoke, Scott Herren of Delarosaand Seelyand more) help make each cut unique. The most effective piece to me is "Old As Trains" featuring the Diamanda Galas-like vocals of Danette Haser (Pineal Ventana). Savage rhythms.

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